Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.
Ten blocks in the heart of Philadelphia will be turned into a canvas reflecting a crisis in America.
People on both sides of the gun control issue jammed a New Jersey state senate hearing room where a series of reforms sought by Democrats are being considered this week in committee.
Chris gives updates on the fertilizer plant explosion in Texas and discusses the failure of the Toomey-Manchin compromise to pass in the Senate, as well as, CNN’s wrongly reporting an arrest in the case of the Boston Marathon bombing. He talks to David Keene, the President of the NRA, J.D. Mullane from the Bucks County Courier Times, former Secret Service Agent Dan Bongino, and body language expert, Dr. Lillian Glass.
Shira Goodman, executive director of CeaseFirePA, is disappointed the Toomey-Manchin amendment didn’t pass but says the fight for gun control laws will go on.
The National Rifle Association has been chosen to run the nation’s largest sports and outdoor show that was cancelled due to a gun controversy earlier this year.
Chris is broadcasting live all week from the Heritage Foundation in Washington DC. He talks to Jim Gilmore, the President of the Free Congress Foundation, the President of the NRA, David Keene about their efforts to fight restrictive gun ownership laws, and Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about their tough home opening weekend against Kansas City.
Chris reviews President Obama and Joe Biden’s plan to reduce gun violence and the Eagles hiring of Oregon Head Coach, Chip Kelly. He talks to CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger, Joe Vallee, a contributor to A Snowball’s Chance: Philly Fires Back Against the National Media, and gun rights expert, John Lott.
“Not even the insane people at the NRA can put forward a legitimate explanation” for not limiting assault weapon ownership, Nutter said Friday morning.
Chris analyzes Vice-President Joe Biden’s meeting with the NRA and Walmart and Ed Rendell’s top ten reasons he won’t be the mayor or New York City. He talks to Ben Shapiro about his new book, Bullies, Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3′s Beasley Reece, and Comedian Big Jay Oakerson.
The National Rifle Association and Wal-Mart, the largest gun retailer in the country, are set to meet with Vice President Biden today at the White House; all part of his gun violence task force. This comes a day after the Vice President met with gun control advocates.
There is no lack of opinion on the NRA’s plan from both sides of the debate.
Gov. Chris Christie said Friday that posting armed guards outside schools won’t make classrooms safer or encourage learning; warning against turning schools into armed camps.
The nation’s largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer “waiting in the wings.”
In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.